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Title: Erlebnisse berühmter Forscher unter den Wilden von Ozeanien-Indien-Afrika. Klassische Schilderungen aus der Völkerkunde in der eigenen Darstellung der Entdecker. [Erste Auflage; First edition].
Description: Hamburg, Hansa Verlag, [circa], 1910. Large stout 8°. Original heavy boards, covertitle in bold black type. 534pp. captioned monochrome frontispiece, over 220 captioned monochrome illustrations in text and full-page, mainly featuring ethnic population types, implements, ethnographica. local primitive dwellings, including portraits of famous western explorers, table of contents. NOT called-for in holdings Royal Dutch Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology, KITLV. German language Compilation surveying lives and achievements of famous european explorers through the ages, e.g.:James Cook, Maghellan, Livingstone, Stanley, Dr. Hagen, Carl Bock, Freiherr von Brenner, It includes descriptions of the anthropology, etchnography and strange customs of ethnic groups from mainland Asia, Insular Southeast Asia, Africa, Australia, Australasia, Oceania China, Japan and the North American Indieans, etc. An early ninetnth century publication type-casting the eagerness of Western European interest of strange and primitive specimens of the world population. Good copy. (covers a little bit soiled).


Price: EUR 125.00 = appr. US$ 135.86 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 54689